News & Insights

News & Insights

Press Releases

Lowndes Advises Timbers Company on Joint Acquisition of South Seas Island Resort

October 12, 2021 — Lowndes represented Timbers Company, the company behind Timbers Resorts, in the joint acquisition of the iconic South Seas Island Resort in Captiva Island, Fla.

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Will Homeowners in Palm Beach, Florida, See Property Taxes Rise in 2022?

October 07, 2021 — Shareholder Brendan Lynch talked to Mansion Global about Florida towns that are able to lower millage rates while still collecting more overall revenue due to increased property valuations.

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Dymond, Kantor Named to Florida Trend’s “Florida 500: Florida's Most Influential Business Leaders

October 04, 2021 — CEO and President William T. Dymond, Jr., and Name Partner Hal Kantor were once again named to the Florida Trend “Florida 500 – Florida's Most Influential Business Leaders” list which recognizes the most influential executives throughout the state.

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Community Connections: Laura Walda Talks CREW Orlando's City in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 01, 2021 — Laura Walda, a shareholder at Lowndes and president of CREW Orlando, discusses CREW Orlando's special initiative of encouraging Central Florida businesses and organizations to increase breast cancer awareness by dressing the “City in Pink.”

Events & Presentations

Drew Sorrell a Panelist on Cybersecurity at Synapse Orlando 2021

October 01, 2021 — Shareholder Drew Sorrell will be a panelist for a session entitled "Navigating Cybersecurity Challenges" during Synapse Orlando 2021, to be held on October 15, 2021, at the Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando, Fla.

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Jon Gibbs, Alyson Hoffman Author Article on IP Audits for Orlando Inno

October 01, 2021 — Jon Gibbs and Alyson Hoffman authored an article entitled “IP Audits: Assess and Optimize Your Intellectual Property” for Orlando Inno, a multi-media platform launched in partnership with the Orlando Business Journal that covers headlines focused on innovation

Blogs

Five Quick Bullets for a Tighter Lease [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]

September 30, 2021 — Shareholder Shawn Rader shares five tips for avoiding potential pitfalls in commercial real estate leases.

Articles

How Florida Borrowers Can Reduce Mortgage Taxes

September 30, 2021 — The steady growth of Florida development activity has been accompanied by a corresponding rise in transaction taxes, but there are some strategies that borrowers can employ to reduce mortgage taxes.

Articles

Florida’s Minimum Wage Rises to $10.00 on September 30

September 20, 2021 — Effective September 30, 2021, the minimum wage in Florida will increase to $10.00 per hour from its current rate of $8.65 per hour.

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